“This not-for-profit event will bring together local rescue groups and shelters in an effort to help bring awareness of pets in need of forever homes," said Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia of Plainview. "Admission is free and leashed pets are welcomed to the event."
Vendors will be on hand to provide pet-related products and pet exhibitions will go on all day. Live music, children’s activities, food and raffle prizes are on the agenda.
Alesia said animals will be available for adoption from the Town of Oyster Bay and other local animal shelters and rescue organizations at the festival.
The event is set from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
at the facility, located at 122 Manetto Hill Road in Plainview. For more information,
Town to Host Senior Softball All-Star Game
Oyster Bay will host the Long Island Senior Softball Association’s
(LISSA) Division 5 “All-Star” Game on Monday evening, Oct. 7, at John J. Burns Town Park.
“This game will feature some of the top senior recreational softball players on Long Island,” said Supervisor John Venditto. “These accomplished players compete at very high level and are exciting to watch.”
LISSA’s Division 5 is a league for players 68 and older with many players in their 80s taking the field. The league has eight teams and plays throughout the spring and summer, holding doubleheaders on Monday and Wednesdays.
The league chose to return Burns Park, located on Merrick Road in Massapequa, which features a professionally maintained softball field equipped with lights and a synthetic turf field.
“I am proud that the Town of Oyster Bay has been selected to host this event,” Venditto said. “It speaks well about our outstanding fields and facilities, which are among the finest in the nation.”
Admission is free; the game starts at 6 p.m.
Columbus Day Garbage Pick Up is Normal
Sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections on Columbus Day, Monday, Oct. 14, is on a normal schedule, despite the holiday.
who normally receive town sanitation and recycling collection on Monday
will receive collection that day. Town offices will be closed
on Columbus Day, but all parks will be open and there will be extended
hours at the Town Ice Skating Center in Bethpage. Call 433-7465 for